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Burtons Legal Thesaurus : Over 10,000 Synonyms, Terms, and Expressions Specifically Related to the Legal Profession | 5th edition

Author: William C. Burton
ISBN-13: 9780071818810
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Details about Burtons Legal Thesaurus : Over 10,000 Synonyms, Terms, and Expressions Specifically Related to the Legal Profession:

THE FIRST AND MOST COMPREHENSIVE LEGAL THESAURUS EVER PUBLISHED Updated with 1,000 essential new terms-- ranging from "whistleblower,"  "bailout," "fiscal cliff, and "cyberbullying," to "pyramid scheme," "inside information," "perfect storm,""fracking," and "hacking."
The first book of its kind when it was orginally published in 1980, Burton's Legal Thesaurus has become a staple for everyone in the legal profession. Addressing the newest concepts before the nation's highest courts, the fifth edition celebrates 35 years of this one-of-a-kind law reference tool. With 11,000 critical-to-know legal terms, synonyms, definitions, and parts of speech, Burton's is essential for:

  • Partners, associates, attorneys, and judges, who will appreciate the timeliness of the 1,000-plus new entries
  • Law school students seeking to use a more specific word or recall a forgotten word
  • Journalists and scholars looking for the right word to fit the thought

"A tool to strengthen the lawyer's vocabulary and improve the precision of legal writing." -- Maryland Bar Journal
"Given the popularity of plain language laws, the Legal Thesaurus could be just the book to own." -- United States Law Week
"The legal profession should find this volume valuable in using the exact word to convey the meaning intended." -- New York State Bar Journal
"It is through the use of such a tool as the Legal Thesaurus that one may find the precise term to fit the nuances of a particular situation." -- William O. Douglas, Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, 1939-1975

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